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Facing a local planning threat?

Friday, 14 November 2014 16:07

Have you heard about a development that threatens the countryside?


Get in touch! Search for your local CPRE representative using the menu on our contact page and get in touch to let them know your concerns. They may already know of others who are concerned about what's happening, or may be able to put you in touch with experts. Please also copy This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. into any emails you send.


Put it on the map! Our #ProtectSussex map features information on most of the planning threats we've heard about. If your threat is already shown on the map, please check that we've got the info right. If it's not there, or if needs updating, please complete our online form to let us know the details.

THREE active. The CPRE have put together this excellent website, Planning Help, to help you understand the planning process, including eight simple steps to guide you through commenting on a planning application.

Take a look at our District News pages. We often publish details of comments and objections our members have made here. They are a useful template for your own letters and give an idea of what concerns you need to raise when contacting local authorities.

Take a look at your Local Plan. This sets out the guidelines your local authority has set for development in your area. Does the development you're concerned contradict the standards and priorities established in your Local Plan?

If you have particular concerns, contact your local councillor or MP. This website, WriteToThem, can provide you with useful contact details.


Spread the word. Contact your friends. If you're good at social media, we have a Twitter stream and and Facebook page. Write to your local newspaper.
You could even write a blog about the issues you're concerned about.


Join us! Together we can protect this county's unique countryside. Find out how to join here.



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